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Best of BS Opinion: Slowdown, bank mergers, RBI's generosity and more

Mergers of weak banks do not address tomorrow's challenges

Uddalok Bhattacharya 

Liquidity management tool: RBI may have to balance old norms with the new

Was Kashmir given rough justice? Does the generosity of the lay bare the government’s vulnerabilities? Will the bank mergers create stronger banks? These issues may be decided tomorrow. As of today, the issue is slowdown. Uddalok Bhattacharya sums up:

The way the episode has been handled leaves many legal possibilities, says Karan Thapar.

In due course, the upshot of the government getting a huge amount from the could be that it frittered away a lot of political capital. A K Bhattacharya examines how

India’s slowdown has both structural and cyclical components, says Sonal Varma

Mergers of weak banks do not address tomorrow’s challenges. Debashis Basu explains


If the BJP opens its door completely, except Sharad Pawar (Nationalist Congress Party) and Prithviraj Chavan (Congress), no one will remain in their respective parties.

-BJP leader Amit Shah

First Published: Mon, September 02 2019. 01:15 IST